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We’re always thinking about the connection between people and the brands they experience every day. See our thoughts on how brand strategy impacts human engagement.

Understanding the Direct-To-Consumer Market

By Jamie Sperling
From business model to powerhouse brands, how are companies making an impact in today's market.

The Importance of a Visual System

By Matthew Müller
Apply a system and strategy to brand design provides a great foundation for bringing your brand to life.

How to Build CSR for Brands

By Stacey Chapper
How should you organize your brands, products, or services?

Organizing products and services in your portfolio

By Anna Drabik
How should you organize your brands, products, or services?

Building Brand Cohesion

By Terra Gottesfeld
Brand values can unite and empower your employees…even the ones who never set foot in your office.

Humans Aren’t Rational

By Jon Cohen
Remember when developing your brand, nothing is totally predictable.

Logos Shouldn’t Be Based On Personal Taste

By David Radcliff
The most effective logos are rooted in research, analysis, and strategic brand development.

Think Twice Before You Market to Millennials

By Joseph Olender
Millennials see life as a series of experiences, and we see the organizations we give our money to as being crucial players in that journey.

Brand Strategy Isn’t So Simple After All

By Alex Bornoff
Clean rules and guidelines are great, but fall short without an understanding of people and culture.

What is the Los Angeles Brand?

By Charlie Stephens
Like all other organizations, the city must know who it is and why it matters in order to build a strong and lasting community.